undequadraginta

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Latin[edit]

Latin numbers (edit)
 ←  38 XXXIX
39
40  → 
    Cardinal: ūndēquadrāgintā
    Ordinal: ūndēquadrāgēsimus

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Symbol: XXXIX

Etymology[edit]

Literally "one from forty"; ūnus (one) + (from) + quadrāgintā (forty)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /uːn.deː.kʷa.draːˈɡin.taː/, [uːn̪d̪eːkʷäd̪ɾäːˈɡɪn̪t̪äː]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /un.de.kwa.draˈd͡ʒin.ta/, [un̪d̪ɛkwɑd̪ɾɑˈd͡ʒin̪t̪ɑ]

Numeral[edit]

ūndēquadrāgintā (indeclinable)

  1. thirty-nine; 39

Usage notes[edit]

Although ūndēquadrāgintā is the usual expression for 39, it is also possible to say trīgintā novem (thirty-nine) or novem et trīgintā (nine and thirty).

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